Staff

Jeanette Dickson
Receptionist
jdickson@new-america.org

Ms. Dickson is responsible for providing clerical support and handling interactions with customers and the general public. Prior to joining New America, she has served as a Customer Service Representive with First Jersey National Bank, National Westminister Bank, and Morgan Stanley Dean Witter. 


Yvette Thomas
Housing Coordinator
ythomas@new-america.org

Ms. Thomas is responsible for managing the housing programs. She has extensive experience in managing projects using federal, state, local, and private resources. Ms. Thomas is a graduate of Central Carolina Technical College with an Associates  Degree in Computer Technology.


Adolphus Johnson
President & CEO
adolphusjohnson@new-america.org

Mr. Johnson is responsible for the strategic direction and overall operations of New America Corporation. Mr. Johnson is a community-economic development professional with extensive experience in business development, education, and housing.

Mr. Johnson serves on the board of the Orangeburg-Bamberg-Calhoun Home Builders Association (OBCHBA) and South Carolina Community Capital (SCCC). Formerly, he has served as the President of the Orangeburg-Bamberg-Calhoun Home Builders Association, board member of the Home Builders Association of South Carolina (HBASC), and board member of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

Mr. Johnson is a licensed builder with over 15 years of development, construction, and property management experience. He is an honors graduate of South Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Master of Science Degree in Agricultural Business. He is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Summer Ventures in Management Program and holds the Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) Certification from the National Development Council (NDC).






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